Commission Meeting Minutes — May 9, 2017         Certified May 16, 2017

 

Crawford County Commission met pursuant to adjournment with these members present: Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner; Rob Cummings, Commissioner District 1; Jared Boast, Commissioner District 2; John Martin, County Clerk; and the following proceedings were had to viz;

 

Attendees at the beginning of the meeting included Kellie Vestal, Ryan Storz, Danny Brown, and Kenny McGraw.

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:07 a.m.

 

9:07 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Meeting Agenda of May 9, 2017.  Rob Cummings provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:  

Leo Sanders – Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea    

Jared Boast – Yea

 

9:08 a.m.:  Amy England entered the meeting.  Rob Cummings made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Open Meeting Minutes of May 2, 2017.  Jared Boast provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:  

Leo Sanders –Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea    

Jared Boast – Yea

 

9:08 a.m.:  Mail reviewed: letter from Steven K. Paulus on behalf of his client, Ed Bayless, requesting maintenance on the entirety of Trail Road—turned over to Kent Howald.

 

9:11 a.m:  Signing of Assessor’s monthly report.

 

9:16 a.m.:  Citizens participation offered; none forthcoming.

 

9:17 a.m.:  Leo Sanders read letter from SB40 Board regarding Dan Cape, Norma Bretz, and Donna Lott, who wish to be reappointed for another term, as well as a letter from Woodrow Martin, who wishes to be appointed to an open seat on the board.  Mr. Sanders offered that he would like to keep appointed members in place for another term, but would like to keep Mr. Martin’s letter on file for future openings.

 

9:19 a.m.:  Leo Sanders made a motion to reappoint Dan Cape, Norma Bretz, and Donna Lott to their seats on the SB40 Board, while filing Mr. Martin’s application for future openings.  Rob Cummings provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:  

Leo Sanders –Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea    

Jared Boast – Yea

 

9:21 a.m.:  Discussion of upcoming county auction.

 

9:26 a.m.:  Leo Sanders announced meeting on Friday, May 5, 2017, with FEMA and SEMA regarding recent flooding.

 

9:30 a.m.:  Discussion of bidding recently done by ESPY for county telecommunications; formal recommendation to be presented within a few weeks.

 

9:33 a.m.:  Danny Brown discussed bridge repair estimates from flood damage.  No formal numbers could be stated for sure until after the FEMA/SEMA meetings were held.

 

9:45 a.m.:  Clerk presented sales tax numbers for April 2017.  Sales tax collections were down for the second month in a row. 

 

9:46 a.m.:  Chester Delcour entered the meeting to inquire as to efforts to repair Delcour Bridge.  He is concerned with getting access to his property in order to get his wheat crop out.  He discussed the issue with Rob Cummings and Danny Brown.

 

9:55 a.m.:  Mr. Delcour exited the meeting.

 

9:57 a.m.:  Amy England and Ryan Storz exited the meeting.

 

10:00 a.m.:  Kim Smith entered the meeting to state that the county health department would be getting a grant from the Missouri Family Health program.  She related that the funds could only be used for a narrow field of items, one of which was transportation.  She offered that this would be a great opportunity for the health department to replace their van with one that didn’t need repaired or towed every month.  The commissioners collectively allowed that she could be looking out for a vehicle, but would have to publish bids, which she would do with the clerk’s office.

 

10:10 a.m.:  Kim Smith exited the meeting.  Rob Cummings made a motion to adjourn the May 9, 2017 meeting of the Crawford County Commission.  Jared Boast provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

 

The Commission adjourned to meet May 16, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

 

                                                

Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner